How to successfully complete a legacy migration using the divide and conquer strategy

by Yianni Stergou, May 05, 2020

We’ve previously looked at the Firecracker migration pattern for modernising legacy applications. We identified that the Firecracker technique works best for small legacy applications. A good example is offline databases such as Microsoft Access or Excel. But what do we do when we’re not migrating a single legacy application? How do we migrate those monoliths that are too large to migrate in a single project? We must stick to our agile principles and chunk down the project. Hence, we must divide and conquer.